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Laboratory Complex

The laboratory complex is one of the key elements of the park, consisting of 11 laboratories and managed by an independent consortium, established specifically for that purpose. Among the members of the consortium we can see some of the leading academic institutions such as Sofia University, Technical University of Sofia, Medical University of Sofia and the Bulgarian Academy of Science. For more information about the Consortium, please click here.

Laboratories within the complex carry out independent and collaborative research and development activities.

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Biopharmaceutical Laboratory Complex ‒ BioPharm

The BioPharm Lab Complex includes three well integrated laboratories and a supporting analytical center

Laboratory for extraction of natural products and synthesis of bioactive compounds;

“In vitro” laboratory for evaluation of biological activity and toxicity;

Drug design and development laboratory.

The lab complex is designed to perform problem-driven and industry-oriented R&D directed at efficient, value-added and environmentally-friendly utilization of the national bio-resources and valorization of industry byproducts and bio-wastes to obtain products with high added value.

Contacts (Complex Biopharm):   biopharm-lab@sofiatech.bg

Laboratory for extraction of natural products and synthesis of bioactive compounds:   synthesys-lab@sofiatech.bg

“In vitro” laboratory for evaluation of biological activity and toxicity:   synthesys-lab@sofiatech.bg

Drug design and development laboratory:   ddd-lab@sofiatech.bg


Bioinformatics Lab - Bioinfotech.

The main objective of the lab is to develop the capacity of Bulgarian science in the field of bioelectronics, bioinformatics and biotechnology. Its role is also to establish itself as a modern center for technological knowledge, scientific research, education and training of professionals, research and development activities and innovation.

Contacts:   bioinfotech-lab@sofiatech.bg


3D Creativity and New Products Rapid Prototyping Lab.

The main objective of the rapid prototyping laboratory is to develop a research capacity for the application of innovative technologies for materialization of virtual 3D models with complex forms in a very short time. This lab’s mission is to create innovative practices and to build unique and accessible opportunities for research and development in the field of 3D creativity through systems for quick physical manifestation of new ideas and products in order to shorten the time to market.

Contacts:   3dc-lab@sofiatech.bg


Intelligent Communication Infrastructures Lab.

The laboratory aims to create a unique platform for validation and certification of industrial solutions and components in the railway signalling sector (ERTMS) and board computers.

The laboratory is composed of two separate units operating in different fields of research and innovation – rail traffic management, as well as cooperative smart grids and Internet of Things.

Contacts:   ici-lab@sofiatech.bg


Artificial Intelligence and CAD Systems Lab.

The laboratory aims, in collaboration with research organizations and industrial clusters, to become a leading center that facilitates access to specialized software and CAD systems and contributes to the development and maintenance of highly qualified specialists in the field of artificial intelligence.

Scientific research and developments in the following areas: intelligent systems for medical applications, algorithms for controlling robots and drones, intelligent systems for early warning of natural disasters and intelligent systems for the recognition and certification of materials and products.

Contacts:   ai-cad-lab@sofiatech.bg


Micro Nano Lab ‒ MINOLab.

The laboratory aims to create, maintain and develop an environment for applied and innovative scientific research, testing, analyzing, designing and prototyping in the field of micro and nanoelectronics, bioelectronics and nanotechnology applications. The main objective of the lab is to solve problems and tasks arising from applications in electronics, microelectronics and nanoelectronics, development of high-tech, affordable methods and tools for design, modelling and testing.

Contacts:   minolab@sofiatech.bg


Cyber Security Lab.

It is the laboratory‘s mission, within five years of its opening, to become a regional Eastern European center of competence on the issues of cyber security, to perform scientific research activities and create partnerships on a global scale.

The laboratory is specifically designed and equipped to carry out activities in two key areas – cyber security research and development of innovative models and methods.

Contacts:   cybersecuritylab@sofiatech.bg


Virtual and Augmented Reality Lab.

The aim of the laboratory is to develop and apply virtual and augmented reality and the related innovative technologies, work methods, tools and equipment in various fields of industry, science, education and social life.

Some of the main activities of the lab are: Training, research and correction of three-dimensional models of products and equipment in true to scale immersive environment using natural interaction techniques for visual verification of the structure and properties of objects, integration of tactile feedback, sound effects for the purposes of rapid development of systems, support in decision-making, development, practical application of methods for virtual prototyping based on the collaboration of software for engineering analysis and simulation systems for virtual and augmented reality.

Contacts:   vr-lab@sofiatech.bg


High Performance Computing Lab.

The mission of the HPC laboratory is to deliver reliable, sustainable computing resources and services to facilitate the use of high performance computing and to meet the small scale and mid-range computational demands of the scientific research community in the academic institutions and high-tech SMEs located all over the country and the region.

Contacts:   hpc-lab@sofiatech.bg

  Conference Halls include:
  • Conference hall 1 - capacity up to 120 seats (arrangement - theater type)
  • Conference hall 2 - capacity up to 50 seats (arrangement - theater type)
  • Conference hall 3 - capacity up to 40 seats (arrangement - theater type)
  • Conference hall 4 - capacity up to 40 seats (arrangement - theater type)